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Idioms for arm
- to solicit or borrow money from: She put the arm on me for a generous contribution.
- to use force or violence on; use strong-arm tactics on: If they don't cooperate, put the arm on them.
Origin of arm1
OTHER WORDS FROM armarmed, adjectivearmlike, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH armalms, arms
Definition for arm (2 of 6)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of arm2
OTHER WORDS FROM armarmless, adjective
Definition for arm (3 of 6)
Definition for arm (4 of 6)
Definition for arm (5 of 6)
Definition for arm (6 of 6)
Origin of Ar.M.
Example sentences from the Web for arm
“I´m now writing to you from goat heaven,” he lamented on the blog he maintains.
Or fast-fashion chains like Zara and H&M churning out runway imitations.
The World of Ice Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and The Game of ThronesGeorge R.R. Martin, Elio M. Garcia Jr.
A third cabinet member used public funds to pay in an S & M bar.
Black community leaders picketed the office of then-Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau.Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
M was a Miser, and hoarded up gold; N was a Nobleman, gallant and bold.
The living (value £250) is in the gift of trustees, and is now held by the Rev. M. Parker, Vicar.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
“I hope he will grow up to be a true comfort to you, M. Pujol,” said Miss Janet.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
That of M. Charles Guenllette is the authority followed here.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
The m relates it to the nares or humming tone (which is the basis of all resonance in the voice).Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
British Dictionary definitions for arm (1 of 4)
- the corresponding limb of any other vertebrate
- an armlike appendage of some invertebrates
Derived forms of armarmless, adjectivearmlike, adjective
Word Origin for arm
British Dictionary definitions for arm (2 of 4)
- to activate (a fuse) so that it will explode at the required time
- to prepare (an explosive device) for use by introducing a fuse or detonator
Word Origin for arm
British Dictionary definitions for arm (3 of 4)
British Dictionary definitions for arm (4 of 4)
Medical definitions for arm
Idioms and Phrases with arm
In addition to the idioms beginning with arm
- arm and a leg
- armed to the teeth
- arm in arm
- at arm's length
- babe in arms
- forewarned is forearmed
- give one's eyeteeth (right arm)
- long arm of the law
- one-armed bandit
- put the arm on
- shot in the arm
- take up arms
- talk someone's arm off
- twist someone's arm
- up in arms
- with one arm tied behind
- with open arms